Things I Like about America: Personal Narratives
In a style reminiscent of David Sedaris, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Scott Carrier, these true stories of odd jobs, eccentric characters, boarding houses, buses, and beer chronicle Ballantine's search for America as he rides the Greyhound bus from small town to small town where he struggles to exist on minimum wage and be published. Written with piercing intimacy and self-effacing humor, Ballantine's stories provide entertainment, social commentary, and poignant slices of life.
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Review: Things I Like About America: Personal NarrativesUser Review - Goodreads
Grade A. Dear Poe Ballantine: I have a man-crush on you, dude! I could read what you write all day and all night long. You write like you've been there -- oh wait, you have. How you do what you do ...
Review: Things I Like About America: Personal NarrativesUser Review - Stephen Lee - Goodreads
This is where I started with Poe Ballantine, and I keep coming back to this title. Its a stunning collection of essay's that tell a sweet story of life on the road, and in small town America. Read full review
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Things I Like About America